Apple sends payment emails to customers entitled to $95 million settlement over ‘Replacement Devices’ class-action lawsuit

In October 2021, Apple agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over its replacement device under the Apple Care warranty plan for $95 million. This year in April, the court approved the settlement amount and now, Apple is sending out payment notification emails to eligible customers.

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An aggrieved iPad owner filed the case at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in 2016 and accused the tech giant of sending “inferior” quality refurbished devices to replace damaged devices under the Apple Care warranty.

In 2019, the court certified a class for purposes of litigating the merits of the case and was scheduled to go on trial on August 16, 2021. However, without admitting any wrongdoing, the tech giant settled the case.

Now all consumers who purchased AppleCare plans for iPhone and iPad after July 20, 2012, are eligible for the $95 million settlement fund.


Eligible consumers will have till November 28 to claim their settlement payment from Apple

An eligible consumer and reader of MacRumors, Nathan shared Apple’s payment notification email which states that he would receive an email for electronic payment on August 30 and he would have till November 28, 2022, to claim it.

According to our records, you are eligible to receive a payment of $28.90 in the settlement for the matter entitled Maldonado, et al. v. Apple Inc., et al., Case No. 3:16-CV-04067-WHO.

As Settlement Administrator for the matter, we’re sending you this courtesy email to inform you that by August 30, 2022, you will receive a payment notification email that contains a link to claim your payment electronically. Once you receive that email, you will have until November 28, 2022 to claim your payment.

Please monitor your email inbox carefully for our next email. Additional details about the matter are available at

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